The Fifth Horseman

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Avon, Aug 1, 1981 - Fiction - 482 pages
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An adventure tale involving a group of Palestinian terrorists who threaten to destroy New York City.

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User Review  - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing

This wasn't a bad book, however I think it would have been aided by a bit of reduction in length and/or a bit more pace to the narrative. The story itself is reasonably original, Libyan dictator ... Read full review

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User Review  - Veeralpadhiar - LibraryThing

Good thriller which depicts a plausible scenario where terrorists try to detonate a nuclear bomb in New York, which without sounding being paranoid, could happen in any country in reality. But I think the end was a bit downplayed after the high tension build up throughout the novel. Read full review


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About the author (1981)

Larry Collins has been a captain of the Los Angeles County Fire Department's central USAR Company since 1990. He has been involved in rescue operations worldwide, including the Pentagon collapse during the September 11, 2001 attacks, and the Alfred P. Murrah Building bombing in Oklahoma City, as well as numerous natural disasters such as the Northridge (CA) earthquake. Collins has been awarded multiple medals of valor for distinguished service.

Lapierre donates half his royalties to support humanitarian causes in India.

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